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Forum: Haudh-en-Ndengin 01-01-2004, 12:39 PM
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Posted By Finwe
Sting Exactly. By the Third Age, I don't think...

Exactly.

By the Third Age, I don't think that the Orcs were even capable of a high level of intelligence, except for a few. Think about it. Generations of broken minds were breeding for hundreds...
Forum: Haudh-en-Ndengin 12-30-2003, 01:51 PM
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Views: 16,465
Posted By Finwe
Sting There is always going to be that occasional...

There is always going to be that occasional "bright bulb" amid the crowd of "dim bulbs." In Orcish society, there were many more "dim bulbs," than in Human or Elf society, ergo, there were fewer...
Forum: Haudh-en-Ndengin 12-27-2003, 03:43 PM
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Posted By Finwe
Sting I'm inclined to agree with you there, Reyna. ...

I'm inclined to agree with you there, Reyna.

Orcs just didn't NEED intelligence, the way that Elves or Men needed it. They could easily survive for a normal Orc lifespan, without a lot of...
Forum: Haudh-en-Ndengin 12-26-2003, 09:57 AM
Replies: 27
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Posted By Finwe
Sting In their world, intelligence wasn't valued as...

In their world, intelligence wasn't valued as much as strength was. Thus, the strong ones would survive more than the smart ones. That's not to say that strength is everything, but at some point,...
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